Improving hygiene conditions for women refugees in Cox Bazar

Bangladesh Inclusive Economic Opportunities
March 2023
February 2024

The 12-month project will take place at camp 1E, 3, and 4 of Kutupalong-Balukhali Expansion Site, Ukhia, Cox’s Bazar. ACTED will engage women in camps 3, 4, and 1E to participate in training sessions focused on the production, cleaning, and maintenance reusable sanitary pads.
ACTED will also integrate the produced reusable sanitary pads to menstrual hygiene management kits to be distributed to women and girls in camps, covering for the existing high needs.
ACTED’s WASTE Management brigades will conduct a variety of activities including cleaning campaigns, awareness raising on key hygiene topics. Moreover, ACTED will coordinate with other WASH partners to respond to the gaps and needs, raising awareness, and conducting cleaning campaigns.
ACTED targets a total of 303 beneficiaries for Pad production training, while 39 will be trained to act as waste management brigade volunteers.

Current projects

Improving waste collection mechanisms and community awareness on waste management to foster sustainable sanitary conditions for Rohingya refugees in Cox’s Bazar Sadar refugees camps
Provinding Disaster Preparedeness Response to Rohingya refugees in Kutupalong-Balukhali, and Teknaf sub-district, Cox’s Bazar
Strengthening Protection, Health, and Resilience of Refugees and host communities in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh
Improving hygiene conditions for women refugees in Cox Bazar
Provide food, nutrition and self-reliance assistance to crisis affected population
Supporting Rohingya refugees in Cox’s Bazar camps through the provision of SM, EPR, CBP & IM